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Otherworldly : avant-garde fashion and style / edited by Theo-Mass Lexileictous, Robert Klanten, and Sven Ehmann ; foreword by Greg French.

Contributor(s): Ehmann, Sven [editor.] | Klanten, Robert [editor.] | French, Greg [writer of foreword.] | Lexileictous, Theo-Mass [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berlin : Die Gestalten Verlag, 2016Description: 305 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783899556384.Other title: Other worldly : on the otherworldly in fashion and the role of fantasy in the revolution of everyday life.Subject(s): Fashion design | Fashion -- History -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 391 Summary: Other rules apply to the fashion of the future. New technologies and materials make things possible today that couldn't have even been imagined in the past. High-tech fabrics and melting forms are no longer science fiction but reality. Inspired by the odd, mutant, and deformed, many designers and stylists are now redefining clothing to expand the body and speculate on the evolution of identity; from wearables to the utter transfiguration of the human silhouette. 'Otherworldly' showcases a fashion avant-garde between futurism and fetish. Featuring work by emerging talents and established designers such as Alexander McQueen, Martin Margiela, Lucy McRae, Peter Popps, Iris van Herpen, and others, it not only explores groundbreaking developments but also their fruitful interplay with photography.
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Fashion from another planet. Unwearable, subversive, radically post-human, alien. Otherworldly presents avant-garde garments, styling, fashion photography, and young designers who are a whole galaxy away from the mainstream.Other rules apply to the fashion of the future. New technologies and materials make things possible today that couldn't have even been imagined in the past. Hightech fabrics and melting forms are no longer science fiction but reality. Fashion is constantly reinventing itself, but many designers and stylists are now taking it to extremes. Inspired by the odd, mutant, and deformed, they are redefining clothing to expand the body --from wearables to the utter transfiguration of the human silhouette. Otherworldly showcases a fashion avantgarde between futurism and fetish. Featuring work by designers such as Lucy McRae, Peter Popps, Marina Hoermanseder, and Viktor & Rolf, it not only explores this groundbreaking development but also its fruitful interplay with photography.

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Other rules apply to the fashion of the future. New technologies and materials make things possible today that couldn't have even been imagined in the past. High-tech fabrics and melting forms are no longer science fiction but reality. Inspired by the odd, mutant, and deformed, many designers and stylists are now redefining clothing to expand the body and speculate on the evolution of identity; from wearables to the utter transfiguration of the human silhouette. 'Otherworldly' showcases a fashion avant-garde between futurism and fetish. Featuring work by emerging talents and established designers such as Alexander McQueen, Martin Margiela, Lucy McRae, Peter Popps, Iris van Herpen, and others, it not only explores groundbreaking developments but also their fruitful interplay with photography.

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